MOJADA Closes at the Public Theater, Everleigh Rottuno and Tess Murphy Depart WAITRESS, and more!

Happy Trails to Benjamin Luis McCracken and the company of Mojada, which finished its run at the Public Theater today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Benjamin!

Happy Trails to Everleigh Rottuno and Tess Murphy, who played their final performances as Lulu in Waitress yesterday and today, respectively. We can’t wait to see what’s next for both of you!

Abigail Dylan Harrison (A Christmas Story Live, Ruthless!) has been cast in a guest-starring role on a TV series! More details to come.

You can see alum Victoria Csatay (Peace, Love and Cupcakes) in The Tap Dance Kid at NJPAC! Watch her chat with PIX11 about the production HERE.

School of Rock alumni Jordan Cole, Hudson Loverro (A Bronx Tale, Assassins), Ellie Kim (Dream Street), Matthew Jost, Layla Capers, Sami Bray (1984), and Arianna Pereira are taking part in “GR42 Sings Andrew Lloyd Webber” this September! Get tickets HERE.

Kaylin Hedges (Kris Kringle The Musical) and Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock) sang new music by Josh Franklin at The Green Room 42 last night! Video to come. Get more details HERE.

Kenneth Aikens (The Lion King) has booked a voiceover gig!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Make Believe, Waitress, Frozen, and What the Constitution Means to Me!









Scarlett Sher Joins WAITRESS, WAITING FOR GODOT Announces Auditions, and more!

Congratulations to Scarlett Sher who will make her Broadway debut as Lulu next week in Waitress alongside the previously announced Delaney Quinn!

Theatre for a New Audience will present an Off-Broadway production of Waiting for Godot in Spring 2020 and they are holding an EPA for all roles, including a role for a young actor! Please see this audition notice for more information. Are you a non-Equity performer who wishes to attend this Equity audition? Please see ActorsAesthetic.com for advice.

Make Believe opened last night! Check out pictures from opening night at Broadway World as well as below:

Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) will bring Sounds from the Heart to Green Room 42 on August 25th at 2pm at Green Room 42! The lineup includes Broadway and tour alumni such as: Diego Lucano (School of Rock), Gianna Harris (School of Rock), Eli Tokash (Finding NeverlandMary Poppins), Nirvaan Paul (School of Rock), and Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King). Get tickets HERE.

The Public Theater has released new highlights from Mojada! Watch below:

 

 

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Rachel Resheff (ShrekBilly Elliot, et al.) has booked a new film called “Giving Birth to a Butterfly”! Check out behind-the-scenes pictures below:

 

 

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Kaylin Hedges (Kris Kringle) has been cast in Loch Ness in central New York at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse! The production will open this fall. Go to fingerlakesmtf.com for more information.

Brooke Timber (Ballyturk) is currently appearing in an ad campaign for The Children’s Place’s Back to School line! Get a peek at an ad below.

 

 

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And lastly, Elliana Walmsley (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) filmed a special video with Carnival Cruise Line and Dance Celebrity! Watch below:

 

 

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Happy Opening to MAKE BELIEVE, Delaney Quinn Joins WAITRESS, and more!

Make Believe opens tonight at Second Stage! Congratulations to the entire company! Check out the newly released production photos HERE.

Congratulations to Delaney Quinn, who is making her Broadway debut in Waitress as Lulu! She follows in the footsteps of her older sister, Fiona, who is currently appearing as Young Anna in Frozen.

Congrats to Michaela Perez, who completes the cast of Our Dear Dead Drug Lord, playing at Second Stage Theater this fall!

NYCGO’s Broadway Week is happening next month! This is a bi-annual opportunity where theatregoers can buy 2-for-1 tickets for participating Broadway shows, like Beetlejuice, Waitress, and more. Go to NYCGO.com for details.

The newest episode of Beetlejuice‘s Broadway.com vlog is here! Watch Presley Ryan teach co-star Leslie Kritzer how to become a VSCO girl below:

And here are more pictures from the kids and teens of Beetlejuice, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Lion King, and Waitress!

 

 

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Young Broadway Alumni in Film, JOSEPH Might Come To Broadway, And More!

Today, “Dora and the Lost City of Gold” (with Isabela Moner), “The Kitchen” (with Gabriel Rush and Maren Heary), and “Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark” (with Gabriel Rush) arrive in theaters! Be sure to see them!

The current London production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is rumored to arrive on Broadway once its London run is complete. More details to come!

Congratulations to The Lion King alum and “Stranger Things” star Caleb McLaughlin who is set to star in the upcoming film “Concrete Cowboys” with Idris Elba! Get more details HERE.

London Skye Gilliam (Waitress) can be seen modeling for Nike!

 

 

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Presley Ryan Makes Her Lydia Debut in BEETLEJUICE, (YOUNG) Performance Videos Including a Sneak Peek of THE PERFECT FIT, and more!

Congratulations to Presley Ryan, who made her debut as Lydia in Beetlejuice yesterday!

Check out these performance videos from the most recent (YOUNG) cabaret at The Green Room 42, including a sneak peek of the new musical The Perfect Fit, written by and featuring alumni!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice, Frozen, Make Believe, The Lion King, and Waitress!

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MAKE BELIEVE Begins Previews at Second Stage Theater, THE ROSE TATTOO Casting Announced, and more!

Happy first preview to Make Believe at Second Stage Theater! Break a leg tonight, everyone!

Congrats to Alexander Bello (All My Sons), Isabella Ianelli, Jacob Laval, and Ella Rubin, who have been cast in the upcoming revival of The Rose Tattoo! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Lion King, Frozen, and more will offer autism-friendly performances during the 2019-2020 season! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Tomorrow, Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock) is performing with Shine Theatre Arts Project!

Check out these videos of Presley Ryan and the cast of Beetlejuice performing “Jump in the Line” and “Say My Name” at Broadway in the Boros!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice) spoke with iHeartRadio Broadway!

And here are pictures from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Make Believe!

YBAN at OF THE SEA at Access Theater, (YOUNG) Returns to The Green Room 42 Tonight, and more!

YBAN staff member Emily and I saw last night’s performance of Of the Sea at the Access Theater in New York City, featuring Alexa Shae Niziak (Matilda, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, A Christmas Story, The Thing With Feathers, Women Without Men, The Mother of Invention) and Zoe Wilson (The Pill, Eco Village, Three Days to See, Play Like a Winner)! Find out more about the show HERE.

Tonight, (YOUNG) returns to The Green Room 42! Get tickets HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Frozen, and Waitress!









NOT EVEN THE GOOD THINGS Opens Off-Broadway, WAITRESS to Close on Broadway in January 2020, and more!

Happy Opening to Serena Parrish and the company of Not Even The Good Things Off-Broadway! Break a leg, everyone!

Waitress has announced a closing date in January 2020. Go see it on Broadway before then! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Congratulations to our alumni whose projects were nominated for Emmy Awards this morning! “This Is Us,” with Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho); “Russian Doll,” with Brooke Timber (Ballyturk); “Fosse/Verdon,” with Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street); and the “Sesame Street” special “When You Wish Upon A Pickle,” with Madeleine Pace (The Hard Problem, Once), were all nominated. Get the full list on Variety.com.

Isabella Russo (School of Rock, The Mother of Invention) has been cast in The Underlying Chris, playing Off-Broadway at Second Stage Theater! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) attended an advanced screening of the new “The Lion King” film! Check out pictures on BroadwayWorld.com.

Sophia Anne Caruso will perform with her Beetlejuice castmates at Broadway in Bryant Park this week! Cast members from Waitress are also set to perform. Get the full lineup on Playbill.com!

Get your tickets HERE for “Now & Then,” happening this week at 54 Below and featuring kids from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Billy Elliot, and more!

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) has released a new single! Go check out “Skin I’m In”!

Tonight, “Dance Moms” airs a new episode with alum GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) and future Radio City Christmas Spectacular ballerina Elliana Walmsley! Check out the group dance from last week and Elliana’s solo:

And check out this picture from the cast of What the Constitution Means to Me when they stopped by Google Talks!

THE FERRYMAN Recoups Investment, Promotional Photos of THE LION KING Film with Shahadi Wright Joseph, and more!

Congrats to The Ferryman, which recouped its investment just before closing!

The film remake of “The Lion King” hits theaters in 11 days! Check out Broadway alum Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) in these new promotional photos:

Videos from the most recent “(YOUNG)” are now up on YouTube! Check them out HERE.

Victoria Collett (Waitress) has been added to Kids of the Arts’ A Little Princess, playing in New York City this August! Get tickets HERE.

Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine) is playing Princess Winnifred in Once Upon A Mattress in Calabasas, CA, from July 19-21! Get tickets HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Ladyship and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!





THE FERRYMAN Closes on Broadway, Mattea Conforti on “NOS4A2” Tonight, and more!

Happy Trails to the company of The Ferryman! Congrats on a great run; we can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you.

Tonight, Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda) will appear on “NOS4A2” at 10pm on AMC!

Victoria Collett (Waitress) can be seen in a recurring role on “City on a Hill,” produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon!

Young Broadway Actor News founder Lindsay got to hang out with alum GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) and her mom Joanne in Los Angeles today, fresh off of filming Season 8 of “Dance Moms”! We can’t wait to see all that’s in store for the both of them. Thanks for the fun day!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Ferryman, Waitress, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!